Najib Razak PM in the Clear – Where did it all begin?

WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ALLEGATIONS AGAINST THE PM THE 1MDB AFFAIR Clearly it is not what the opposition thinks of the Prime Minister of Malaysia or what the scribes at the Malaysian Insider, Bersih, the Malaysian Bar, The Wall Street Journal or even the ABC in Australia have to say about Najib Razak that…

The Malaysian Bar: A Law Unto Itself

A TIME TO EVERY PURPOSE UNDER HEAVEN The is the first installment in a five part series of articles, analysing the Malaysian Bar and the exclusive inner workings of this organization in the heat of the Shafee defamation suit currently being played out in the courts. Blogger Gopal Raj Kumar writes .. Tan Sri Mohamed…

Anti-crime activist denies attempt to subvert Anwar trial

Crime watchdog Mywatch chief R. Sri Sanjeevan and former inspector-general of police Tan Sri Musa Hassan have denied there was an attempt to subvert Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s recently-concluded sodomy case. They were responding to an article on the Malaysia Today blog yesterday, in which a businessman alleged that Jude Pereira, the investigating officer of…

Shafee dialogue: Racy details spilled

For those of you who missed the Dialogue With Tan Sri Dr Muhammad Shafee Abdullah, Free Malaysia Today’s James Sivalingam offers a report on what was articulated by the eloquent private lawyer.  Shafee spares no racy details on the prosecution’s case against Anwar Ibrahim and defends the Sodomy law. The ad-hoc deputy public prosecutor for…

Bar President misled public on Anwar case

The first thing that came to mind when we read the press release of the Malaysian Bar issued on February 11t by its President, Christopher Leong, on Dato Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s conviction, was the President misrepresenting the law and facts on the case. We were in utter disbelief as to how a President who is…

Malaysian Bar is now an Opposition political party, says Shafee

The Malaysian Bar Council is no longer independent and has evolved into a political party that belongs to the Opposition, Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah claimed. This, he explained, was evident from the comment by former Bar Council president Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan criticising the judiciary in saying that Barisan Nasional had made a “terrible mistake”…

Anwar would’ve fainted in dock

Those intent on continuing to politicise the Federal Court’s unanimous decision convicting Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim of sodomising his former aide Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan will not have a leg to stand on if Anwar had been called to the stand. The grilling by the prosecution team, Tan Sri Dr Muhammad Shafee Abdullah said, would…

Attorney-General clarifies why Saiful was not charged

Attorney-General Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail has denied that the provision 377B of the Penal Code, under which Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim was charged, was a rarely used provision. — Bernama file pic KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13, 2015: Attorney-General Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail has clarified that the perception of certain parties that…

Shafee Abdullah’s statement on Anwar’s Sodomy II

There has been wide coverage on Anwar Ibrahim from the lead-up to the declaration of a guilty verdict on 10 February 2015. Malaysia which had been a divided nation with two schools of thought, reacted to the outcome with mixed feelings. Those for Anwar were completely outraged. The prosecutor presents his views here on the…

Anwar Ibrahim – you failed to defend yourself

This was not, as you claim, a ‘foul charge’. Neither was it a ‘complete fabrication”. Nor a “political conspiracy’ designed to end your political career. You ended your career all by yourself.  Free Malaysia Today reader Iskandar Mohamad writes … Dear Anwar, For how long can one hope to ride on the glory of days…